Consumer Issues & ID Theft / Recalls

  • RECALL: 41 models of Toshiba laptops pose fire and burn threat because of battery

      

    Toshiba has expanded a recall first issued in March 2016 after continuing reports of the battery packs in its laptops overheating and melting. Read more: Recall alert: Nearly 3 million washers...

  • Cat food recall includes 9Lives, Special Kitty, EverPet products

      

    If Fluffy is looking a little sickly, this might be the reason why... Read more: Buyer beware: That new leather jacket might be made of cat or dog Cat food recall from the The J.M. Smucker...

  • Easy way to find out if there's a recall on your car

      

    If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car.   Here's...

  • In case you missed any, these 19 foods were recalled in 2016

      

    There have been so many food recalls in 2016 that it's been hard to keep up with the dangers that may exist in our refrigerators and pantries.  Cookie dough, hummus, frozen vegetables...

  • Cuisinart recalls 8 million food processors

      

    About 8 million Cuisinart food processors are being recalled because the product's riveted blade can crack over time and cause small metal pieces to end up in the processed...

  • Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 devices on December 19

      

    In an effort to get U.S. customers to turn off their devices, Samsung will be issuing a software update next week that will make the Galaxy Note 7 inoperable. Read more: Florida man sues...

  • Great Value, other brand mac & cheese recalled

      

    An Illinois company has issued a recall of its mac and cheese cups. Read more: Recall expanded to include nearly 2 million pounds of chicken Mac & cheese recalled due to salmonella...

  • Yankee Candle issues recall over safety concerns

      

    Yankee Candle is recalling about 31,000 candles in the United States due to safety concerns, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced. The issue is with the glass jar, which...

  • Recall expanded to include nearly 2 million pounds of chicken

      

    A recall that initially involved less than 18,000 pounds of chicken has ballooned to include nearly 2 million pounds of product. Popular brands like Hormel and restaurants like Blaze Pizza and...

  • Trader Joe's hummus recalled over listeria fears

      

    Just days after Sabra recalled its popular hummus due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, the Food and Drug Administration has announced a similar recall involving Trader...

  • Sabra recalls hummus over listeria concerns

      

    Sabra is recalling its popular hummus due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, the Food and Drug Administration has announced. Read more: Recall alert: Weight Watchers Smart Ones...

  • 4C grated cheese recalled nationwide

      

    Bad news if you're looking forward to enjoying Italian food during the holidays! 4C Foods Corp. has voluntarily recalled several brands of grated cheese because of possible Salmonella...

  • Recall alert: Weight Watchers Smart Ones frozen desserts

      

    A popular third party supplier of cookie dough is finding itself at the center of another recall because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Read more: Recall alert—New...

  • Kidde recalls more than 5 million combo smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

      

    Kidde is recalling 5.1 million combo smoke/CO alarms because they may not alert you if there's a fire or carbon monoxide incident in your home, according to the Consumer Product Safety...

  • Recalled salad dressing explodes, causes $2,500 in damage

      

    A Wyoming woman making a salad at a friend’s house wasn’t prepared for what happened when she reached for the bottle of salad dressing. Read more: Recall alert: Nearly 3...